Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery is a prestigious contemporary art gallery located within central London’s Southbank Center. It is also touted as one of the most prominent and classic landmarks of brutalism, a highly celebrated architectural style that appeared in the UK in the 1950s.

The Hayward Gallery is world-renowned for displaying a wide array of contemporary works of art by influential and adventurous artists from all over the world, ranging from Edvard Munch and Leonardo da Vinci to Dan Flavin and beyond.

Although it doesn’t have a permanent collection, it hosts multiple major solo exhibitions of contemporary or modern artworks every year by artists such as Andreas Gursky, Yayoi Kusama, Lee Bul, Carsten Höller, Tracey Emin, Andy Warhol and Antony Gormley

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Get lost in Antony Gormley’s Mist Room – Blind Light

The Mist Room, which premiered on October 26 and lasted all through to December 1, 2007, was a major exhibition by artist Antony Gormley. The Mist Room became a critically acclaimed piece of work, managing to pull over 200,000 visitors. The installation, which was first hosted by the Hayward Gallery, London, was so successful …

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Lee Bul’s shiny, giant metal Zeppelin invades museums

Lee Bul’s installation that saw the transformation of the Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery took place in 2018 between May and August. Occupying the entire art space, this exhibition was the artist’s first-ever solo show in London. In it, more than 118 other pieces created from the late 1980s to now were also showcased. However, …

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Yayoi Kusama’s most outstanding sculptures – Pumpkins & Flowers

About Yayoi Kusama Celebrating her 90th birthday in 2019, Yayoi Kusama is a leading Japanese artist and legend as far as art is concerned. While she deliberately makes unique pieces that can withstand the wear and tear of the outdoors, she is renowned for reproducing her art on a monumental scale when need be. Her …

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Carsten Höller’s slides: A fun way to experience museums

Carsten Höller & his work Carsten Höller is well known for playfully including his slide installations in major museums across the world. Höller, formerly a scientist with a degree in agronomy, is famous for repurposing real-world components, such as slides, for art spaces. The majority of his works feature aesthetics that are relational, meaning that …

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